Shame is an ornament to the young; a disgrace to the old.
All my life I used to wonder what I would become when I grew up. Then, about seven years ago, I realized that I was never going to grow up - that growing is an ever ongoing process.
Everything passes. Nobody gets anything for keeps. And that's how we've got to live.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life.
If you've been playing poker for half an hour and you still don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy.
Life should be great rather than long.
You can have it all. Just not all at once.
In the survival of favoured individuals and races, during the constantly-recurring struggle for existence, we see a powerful and ever-acting form of selection.
When a woman conceives her true self, a miracle occurs and life around her begins again.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
In order to seek truth, it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, of all things.
Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim.
I think the highest and lowest points are the important ones. Anything else is just...in between.
Life did not intend to make us perfect. Whoever is perfect belongs in a museum.
Without a measureless and perpetual uncertainty, the drama of human life would be destroyed.
Unsatisfied desire is in itself more desirable than any other satisfaction.
I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.
I restore myself when I'm alone.
Do not wait for the last judgment. It comes every day.
We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.